[ skoh-puh-fil-ee-uh ]
See synonyms for: scopophiliac on

  1. the obtaining of sexual pleasure by looking at nude bodies, erotic photographs, etc.

Origin of scopophilia

From New Latin, dating back to 1920–25; see origin at -scope, -o-, -philia
  • Also scop·to·phil·i·a [skop-tuh-fil-ee-uh]. /ˌskɒp təˈfɪl i ə/.

Other words from scopophilia

  • sco·po·phil·i·ac [skoh-puh-fil-ee-ak], /ˌskoʊ pəˈfɪl iˌæk/, scop·to·phil·i·ac [skop-tuh-fil-ee-ak], /ˌskɒp təˈfɪl iˌæk/, noun, adjective
  • sco·po·phil·ic, scop·to·phil·ic, adjective

Words Nearby scopophilia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023